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Junior Week 2023

Registration & Briefing - Saturday 5th August 2023

Racing - Sunday 6th Aug to Friday 11th August 2023

To stay up to date, join the Junior Week WhatsApp group

Bosham Junior Week is a week long racing and social event that is a MUST if you are 8 to 18 years old. Great, competitive racing coupled with a hectic social programme make this the teenage (and younger!) sailing and social event of the year! Junior Week is our major Cadet event of the year and offers:

  • Class racing for 8 cadet classes - Gold & Silver Optimists, Toppers (4.2 & 5.3 rigs), Mirrors, RS Fevas, 420's and Laser Radial
  • Up to 12 races for the all fleets over six days in Chichester Harbour
  • 'Fun' races in the afternoons
  • Action-packed social life for cadets and parents
  • Memories that will last a life time
  • Take a look at our photo galleries from last year see here and the 2022 JW POSTER see here Junior Week 2022 poster.pdf


Our sailing base is at Cobnor

All competitors must be members of BSC, a Federated Chichester Harbour Club or an RYA affiliated club. In order to enter, they must have completed a minimum of 4 races between 13th August 2022 and 4th June 2023. The only exception is made to competitors in their A level year (Year 13) who do not need to do any qualifying races. Any queries in relation to qualification must be directed to the Class Captains. Full details of entry qualification requirements can be found here Qualification Requirements (5).pdf.

Online entry forms will be available from Monday 5th June 2023. Entry deadline is 23.59 on Sunday 25th June 2023. After this date there is a late entry surcharge and is subject to availability.

Classes which take part are Optimist, Topper (4.2 and 5.3 rigs), RS Feva, Mirrors, International 420 and Laser Radial (subject to minimum numbers being reached). Each day of racing starts with a briefing for all sailors and parents followed by 1-3 races per fleet according to the wind/weather followed by a variety of fun races organised by the Cadet Committee.

The social events are an integral part of Bosham Junior Week. Once announced, all social bookings will need to be pre-booked by 30th July 2023.

To take part, every competitor must supply adults to do a minimum of two duties i.e. land or water based duties. These adults must also be members of BSC, a Federated Chichester Harbour Club or an RYA affiliated club. Please note, any non-BSC members will need to pay a temporary membership fee in order to carry out their duties. To apply for your duties, please log into the BSC duty roster. This will go live on Monday 26th June 2023.

Duty Descriptions can be seen here Duty Descriptions JW.docx

The Bosham Junior Week committee extend a big thank you in advance for the help, support and enthusiasm of all parents/guardians/supporters, without which the event would not be possible. We appreciate that the event requires significant commitment from supporters as well as competitors.


Last updated 12:51 on 29 November 2022

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